Hofen
Community ID
 
2506
 
Alternate Names
 
Hofenzell; Buchhorn; Cella S. pantaleonis; Cella de Buchorn; Hofen apud Buchhorn
 
Diocese
 
Constance
 
Date Founded
 
1085 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1422
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Circa 1085 this was a community of Benedictine women. Further information about the foundation of this community is needed.

 
Assets/Property
 

In the twelfth century, Weingarten was incorporated as a property of the community.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The only works from the female community are a calendar (12th c.), held in the Landesbibliothek in Fulda, #Aa 57, and a "Matutinale," (12th c.), preserved in the Landesbibliothek in Stuttgart, #HB. XVII. 19.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Miscellaneous Information
 

From 1594, this site continued as a home for the provost.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Manuscripts dating from 1492 to the sixteenth century have not been included. Further research and verification of this community as a female house is necessary.

 
Date Started
 
1085
 
Date Finished
 
1422
 
Length
 
697